Tempus fugit. What with merry holiday distractions and Google's broad hints that upgrading to New Blogger would be a very good idea, my posting has suffered a hiatus. Furthermore, I thought this would also be an appropriate time to make some changes I'd been thinking about, including blogging under my real name. I am now upgraded and have moved on from the Matriarchist to plain old Bill Longstaff. I can be found at http://blongstaff.blogspot.com/. Please drop by and check me out.